Developing Innovative Small Homes AND Places to Put Them
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Justin Draplin is a visionary entrepreneur who is going vertical with tiny house development by building tiny homes, developing tiny home communities, and also developing and manufacturing technology for the homes in-house. In this wide-ranging interview, Justin tells me why “tiny house” is a bit of a swear word in his company, his mentality about finding land for development, and some of the features of these impressive cottages.

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In This Episode:

  • What Eclipse Cottages is doing differently
  • Why they don’t use the term “tiny home”
  • How Justin chooses locations for his villages
  • No wood? Benefits of metal SIPs explained
  • Justin’s advice on entrepreneurship
  • How do you research what is allowed?

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